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Crime & Public Safety

Bay City News Service has been following the courtroom happenings of those recently arrested in a string of Apple Store ‘Grab & Run’ thefts. 19-year-old Joshua Jamal Cole, who was one of ten suspects charged...

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The October 2018 Emeryville Crime Report saw 225 total crimes reported for the month (up slightly from the 220 reported in September). Auto burglaries, after seeing a steady decline over the past few months, made a “comeback”...

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Three armed robbers are in jail after a brief pursuit by Emeryville Police on Thanksgiving according to a report provided by EPD Sergeant Pablo Rojas. At approximately 11:30 p.m., Emeryville Police Officers responded to the...

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The SF Chronicle and East Bay Times are both reporting a possible breakthrough in the recent spate of arson cases at East Bay construction sites that includes Emeryville. 45-year-old Oakland resident Dustin Bellinger AKA “Faheem...

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The Emeryville Police Department published an alert back on September 30th of an “unattended death” in the storm drain tunnel along Horton Street. The Alameda County Coroner has since identified the deceased as a 26-year-old Livermore woman. Officers...

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The September 2018 Emeryville Crime Report saw 220 total crimes reported for the month (identical to the 220 reported in August). Violent crime has seen a 13% increase from last year with increases in all statistical categories...

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The August 2018 Emeryville Crime Report saw 220 total crimes reported for the month (down from 241 in July or -9%). Auto burglaries continued to be problematic accounting for over half of our city’s reported crimes with districts...

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The City of Emeryville, The Emeryville Police and the Alameda County Fire Department held an Emergency Preparedness Fair last Saturday at Station 34 on Powell street. One of the purposes of the fair was to...

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California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and Oakland Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick announced arrests and charges against 17 individuals on Thursday, September 27th. Those charged are accused of being involved in several “grab & run” thefts at...

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The Emeryville PD sent a Nixle alert yesterday for another ‘grab & run’ robbery at the Bay Street Emeryville Apple Store. This was at least the fourth incident of this type in a one month...

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The Emeryville PD released two Nixle alerts on Friday. One for an assault with an axe near 40th & Hubbard, the other for a shooting in the parking lot of 7-Eleven on the corner of...

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North-Western Emeryville neighbors were startled last night by what was described as 4-6 police cars and an ambulance near the parking garage of EMME apartments. According to Emeryville Police Captain Oliver Collins, dispatch received a...

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The July 2018 Emeryville Crime Report saw 241 total crimes reported for the month (up dramatically from 179 in June or +35%). While violent crimes actually saw a significant decrease for the month, Property crimes rose substantially after a...

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The Emeryville Apple Store at Bay Street was the most recent victim in a string of “snatch-and-grab” thefts that have plagued the state. This one occurred at about 10:25 a.m. Saturday morning. “I saw three...

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The Emeryville Police Department received a report of a suspicious item in a garage level storage room at the Artistry Apartments this afternoon. A maintenance worker at the complex discovered the device that was described...

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Emeryville Police responded last night at 6:57 p.m. to a 911 call at Lanesplitter Pizza on San Pablo Avenue. A suspect wielding a knife allegedly threatened to kill an employee and made stabbing motions towards...

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The June 2018 Emeryville Crime report saw 179 total crimes reported for the month (up slightly from 177 in May or +1%). While Property Crimes saw a decline for the fifth straight month, Violent Crime has seen a...

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A vehicle smashed into the VersaGenix Cannabis manufacturing business at 1350 67th street at about 3:45 p.m. on Friday. Damage to a shared water line closed the adjacent Prizefighter Bar for the evening. The pictured...

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A 65-year-old Emeryville Marina Liveaboard took his own life last Friday at a bench overlooking the bay. Emeryville Police Chief Jennifer Tejada confirmed the sad news via email. “We did respond to what appears to...

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The May 2018 Emeryville Crime report saw 177 total crimes reported for the month (down from 191 in April or -7%). Crime dropped in most statistical property crime categories contributing to a 12 decline from last year. Violent crime...

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The Alameda County Coroner released the name of the female victim of Sunday’s horrific crash near MacArthur and Peralta. The name of the driver, an alleged pimp, was released by authorities. 42-year-old Michael Brown, the driver...

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At least one person died Sunday afternoon after a police pursuit that started in San Francisco ended in a fiery crash at the intersection of West MacArthur Boulevard at Peralta Street. A harrowing video captured...

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The April 2018 Emeryville Crime report saw 191 total crimes reported for the month (up slightly from 189 in March or +1%). While Property Crimes continued a steady decline, Violent Crimes are up. The 18% increase for the year...

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The Alameda County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim of Saturday’s falling tragedy as 71-year-old Nancy Jacot-Bell. Bell was a recent resident of the facility having only moved into the assisted-living home a few days prior...

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